Slew of multi-family units on the books


It will be public hearing night for city council March 26 as 13 requests that require a hearing will be before them.

Several of the requests involve building multi-family units in the city.

  • Bruce Johnston, on behalf of 1127695 B.C. Ltd., Inc. No. BC1127695, is seeking a variance permit which would facilitate the construction of a 274.4 square metre (m2) two-storey mixed-use building, with an office on the main floor and residential unit on the second floor, at 1616 Eighth Avenue.
  • Creuzot Homes & Construction Ltd. is seeking to rezone property at 663 Carney Street from Urban Residential to Two-Unit Residential in order to construct a duplex on the property.
  • 1046504 BC Ltd. is applying, on behalf of Harold and Betty MacLaren, for a variance permit to facilitate the construction of a four-plex at 1710 5th Avenue.
  • Duaine and Cheryl Yezovich are applying for a variance permit to allow for a two lot subdivision of a 0.68 hectare (ha) property located at 7912 Sabyam Road.
  • The city seeking to change the definite of one of its own bylaws redefining ‘housing supportive’ to mean: “residential housing provided and managed by a non-profit organization registered under the Society Act, for persons reintegrating into the community. This housing type aims to transition individuals to long-term permanent housing. This housing type typically contains common amenity space, laundry facilities, dining and kitchen facilities. Accessory minor health service or educational uses may also be provided. This use does not include Boarding or Lodging.” The change will allow the Elizabeth Fry Society’s to relocate its Amber House to 2880 15th Avenue.
  • Paul Wilson is applying, for Hart Hwy Crossing Developments Ltd. Inc. No. BC1132185, to rezone property at 7205 Dagg Road from Suburban Residential to Multiple Residential to facilitate a multi-family residential development comprising of row housing on the subject property.

COMMENT

Residents who are concerned, or are supportive, of these proposal are invited to provide comment, in writing or in person, to the city. Written comments should be forwarded to the Corporate Officer by 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 20, 2018, for inclusion in council’s agenda package. Submissions may be sent by email to cityclerk@princegeorge.ca, faxed to (250) 561-0183, or mailed to 1100 Patricia Boulevard, Prince George, V2L 3V9. Those received after this time will be provided to council on the day of the public hearing. Residents who wish to speak in person can do so during the public hearing on Monday, March 26, 2018.